More Infection Prevention Articles
Adding Cleaning Verification Tests to Your Reprocessing Regimen
Prevention Strategies“If it looks dirty, it’s definitely dirty. If it looks clean, it might still be dirty” — a recent webinar explains this critical insight and more regarding recently mandated cleaning verification tests for high-risk endoscopes.
Why Bedside Cleaning is the Most Important Step in Endoscope Reprocessing
Prevention Challenges“It’s baffling, it’s intriguing, and it is the most important step in the endoscope reprocessing chain,” according to an expert featured on a recent episode of the Beyond Clean podcast.
APIC 2022: Day 1 Report
Prevention Strategies“Our work is stabilizing a reeling world,” said the president of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology as the organization hosts an annual conference for the first time since before the COVID-19 pandemic.
How the Alcohol Flush May Inhibit Endoscope Drying
Prevention ChallengesA new study questions conventional wisdom around using alcohol flushes to aid in the drying of endoscopes.
Weaknesses in Infection Prevention and Control Found Globally
Patient SafetyA new study shows that 98 percent of healthcare facilities surveyed globally were inadequate in one or more of the World Health Organization’s (WHO’s) infection prevention and control improvement strategies.